Alka-Seltzer Effervescent Tablets Lemon

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Description

Alka-Seltzer Effervescent Tablets Lemon

For fast and effective relief of general pain such as migraine, period pains, rheumatic and muscular pain, toothache, sore throat, nerve pain and the symptomatic relief of colds and flu.

Alka-Seltzer tablets must always be dissolved in a glass of water before use.

Directions for Use:

Alka-Seltzer tablets must always be dissolved in a glass of water before use
Adults and children aged 16 years and over:

  • Take two tablets dissolved in water.
  • Take a further two tablets every 4 hours if necessary.
  • Do not take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours. 
  • Do not exceed the stated dose
  • Do not give to children under 16 years of age except on the advice of a doctor
 
Precaution:
  • If symptoms persist for more than 3 days, or if you experience any other symptoms not related to the original condition, discontinue treatment immediately and consult your doctor
  • Prolonged use except under medical supervision may be harmful
  • If you take more than the recommended dose, please contact your doctor or nearest hospital.

Warnings:

Do not take Alka Seltzer if:

  • You are allergic to aspirin, or any other pain relieving or anti-inflammatory medicines. The allergic reaction may be displayed as asthma, a skin rash or blocked sinuses when you have taken any of these medicines. It may also be displayed as a worsening of these symptoms if you have them before taking these products
  • You are allergic to any of the other ingredients in this product
  • You are taking any other aspirin or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs e.g. ibuprofen
  • You have or have ever had, any other gastrointestinal disease
  • You have a bleeding disorder such as haemophilia
  • You are on a high dose of methotrexate, 15mg per week. If you are not sure check with your doctor. Methotrexate is used for psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease and some types of cancer
  • You are pregnant or breast feeding, unless advised by your doctor.
 

Before taking Alka Seltzer, speak to your doctor if:

  • You suffer from tightness in the chest or asthma.
  • You have kidney or liver problems or are aware you have low uric acid excretion, which is commonly associated with gout.
  • You have a history of gastrointestinal disorders (regular stomach upsets).
  • You are taking medication to prevent blood clotting (e.g. Warafin, Heparin,Ticopidine), to lower blood sugar if you are a diabetic (e.g. insulin,sulphonylureas), to treat gout or reduce water retention.
  • You are taking medication because of heart problems or to lower blood pressure (e.g. ACE inhibitors, cardiac glyosides, digoxin, digitoxin).
  • You are taking corticosteroids, any pain-relieving or anti-inflammatory medicines.
  • You are taking the medicines methotrexate, sodium valproate or phenytoin

Contains:

  • Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) 324mg.
  • Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate 1625mg.
  • Citric Acid Anhydrous 965mg.
  • Other ingredients are povidone, dimeticone, calcium silicate, docusate sodium, sodium benzoate (E211), sodium saccharin, natural and artificial lemon flavour, natural and artifical lime flavour.
  • Sodium Content 445mg per tablet – to be taken into consideration by patients on a controlled sodium diet.
  • Alka-Seltzer dissolved in water becomes Sodium Acetylsalicylate, Sodium Citrate and Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate.


Keep all medicines out the sight and reach of children.

Always consult the Patient Information Leaflet before using this medicine.

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